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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 16° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.54 meters/second, 1650.7 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.65 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.4"3.62 miwest0° 22' 03.8"25.27 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 15° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.6"979.95 miwest0° 11' 19.6"12.97 misouth979.71 mi
24 hours13° 43' 07.9"930.92 mieast4° 10' 10.5"286.63 misouth966.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeMon 11:38 AM109 km68 miles59 nmSouthwest SW
UígeMon 11:38 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaMon 11:38 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
LucapaMon 11:38 AM421 km262 miles227 nmEast E
HuamboMon 11:38 AM464 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaMon 11:38 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSoutheast SE
TshikapaMon 12:38 PM498 km309 miles269 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaMon 11:38 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleMon 11:38 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CabindaMon 11:38 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
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